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Emerald Social Sciences eBooks

Available to purchase in perpetuity

Access the archives and frontlist of Emerald ebooks in Social Sciences Emerald ebooks, monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts and series titles in Social Sciences. The collection features high profile, international authors delivering cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary research in social science.

Key Facts

Available until 31 December 2020

Benefits

  • Discounts against individual title purchase
  • Additional 20% discount on Front List for Emerald Premier subscribers
  • Additional 10% discount on Archives for Emerald Premier subscribers
  • No DRM issues
  • Licence option to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses.

Important dates

Agreement start: 1 January 2018

Agreement end: 31 December 2020

Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 3 years duration. Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period.

Licence type

Licences are perpetual.

Site licence with options to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses and to alumni.

Trial

A 30 day free trial is available. Please contact Chest Help with contact details and IP range.

Eligible Institutions

Higher and Further Education and Research Councils in the United Kingdom, and to Universities and Colleges of Further Education in the Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Jisc’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Chest will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This is the continuation of a popular long standing agreement with Emerald for quality content in business management and other subject areas.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: Emerald Publishing Ltd, registered in England and Wales (company number 3080506), Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1WA

Product Description

Emerald eBooks logo

A growing collection that delivers 550 eBooks from over 50 book series titles, containing cutting edge, cross-disciplinary research in social science.

The Full Title list is available from here.

  • Full Archive 1991 - 2017 (and added to annually thereafter)
  • 5 Year rolling Archive covers 2013 – 2017 in 2018, 2014-2018 in 2019 and 2015-2019 in 2020
  • Current year – all titles produced in years 2018, 2019 and 2020 – the publishing schedule will be produced each April

All are available for outright purchase

Access and Identity Management Solution

OpenAthens Yes
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth Yes
Username / Password No
EZProxy Yes

 

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Supplier Notes

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes

 

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

 

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No

 
OAI-PMH

No

 
RSS or Atom

No

 

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

Yes

 

MARC

Yes

Emerald MARC Records

PRISM

No

 

Months embargo period

 

No

 

Digital preservation

Lockss

Yes

 
Clockss

No

 
Portico

Yes

 

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

 

SUSHI

Yes

 

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

Emerald aims to make all public Web pages meet level AA, and will aspire to meet level AAA where possible within resource constraints. Emerald Accessibility Statement

Personalisation features

 

Yes

Once a user has registered on ‘My Profile' they can create a range of customised features, including: RSS Feeds; Saved Search Alerts, ToC Alerts and Weekly Digests of subscribed or all journals; create Marked Lists; and subscribe to Emerald Newsletters. There are a range of communities for different end-users (authors, librarians, researchers, teachers) which offer interactive participation.

Service levels

 

No

 

The supplier confirms that throughout the term of the agreement the products will comply with the standards indicated.

Updates

Each archive is fixed, once purchased the collection can only be added to by purchasing the additional years as they become available.

Alterations/Additions

All new functionality of the Emerald platform is included for all products at no additional cost.

All additions added to the collection will be available at additional charge.

Service and Support

Trials

A 30 day free trial is available. Please contact Chest Help with contact details and IP range.

Login information

www.emeraldinsight.com 

Technical Support

Support will be provided via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. Contact details:

Product Documentation

Comprehensive help files are included in the Online service

Copying of hardcopy and electronic documentation is permitted for staff and registered students and other permitted users except Alumni. Registered users are able to make up to make up to 25 copies of the resources.

Alumni specifically:
Where additional access has been subscribed to for Alumni (who have access to subscribing library’s facilities) they may copy parts of both hardcopy and electronic for personal use only and may not distribute it without requesting permission through either Rightslink or emailing permissions@emeraldinsight.com.

Terms and Conditions

The Chest Order, together with the Licence Terms and Conditions, and any exceptions listed below, create a legally binding contract between your institution, organisation or company and the Licensor. Therefore please read the terms and conditions carefully and only submit a Chest Order if its terms and conditions are acceptable to your institution, organisation or company and you have the authority to make the financial commitment shown.

Licence

This Site licence is subject to the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources with exceptions shown at the bottom of this page.

Additional use by Alumni is allowed where the licensor has subscribed to additional alumni access.

Payment Terms:

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to JISC, One Castlepark, Tower Hill, Bristol, BS2 0JA and Eduserv's invoices must be paid within 30 calendar days of the date of the invoice.

Full Archive: 1991 - 2017 (and added to annually thereafter)

5 Year Archive: covers 2013–2017 in 2018, 2014-2018 in 2019 and 2015-2019 in 2020

Current year: includes all titles produced in years 2018, 2019 and 2020 – the publishing schedule is produced in April.

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to JISC, One Castlepark, Tower Hill, Bristol, BS2 0JA

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions.

What are institutions and library services allowed to do?

Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes

 Yes or No

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

 Yes or No

Deposit learning and teaching objects in repositories

 Yes or No

Interlibrary loan

 Yes or No

Who can use the resource?

User

On site

Remote access

Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in users

Yes

No

Alumni members

£

£

What can authorised users do?

The resources can be used for Educational Purposes – defined as:

  • education
  • teaching
  • distance learning
  • private study
  • academic research
  • administration and management of the Licensee’s educational or research operations

Exclusions:

  • See the Licence for any exclusions and restrictions
  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes unless the Licence Extension for Commercial Projects has been bought; this allows use for the restricted “Commercial Projects” defined – see Annex B of the Licence (Licence Extension for Commercial Projects)
  • Downloading of large amounts of material by authorised users that might be considered ‘systematic’.

Termination Clauses

The Licensee may retain an electronic copy of the Licensed Material in its archives for reference only. Copies of parts of the Licensed Material already made and/or used by the Licensee or Authorised Users in accordance with clause 2.2 may be retained and used in accordance with the terms of this Licence Agreement – see Licence Term 10.5.

The Fee for early termination in accordance with clause 10.4 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is nil.

The Fee for retention rights upon termination in accordance with clause 10.5 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is nil.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

Clause 10.4 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is amended so that “ninety” rather than “sixty” days’ prior written notice of termination must be submitted.

Two additional sentences are appended to Term 1.1(a)(iv) of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources: “Alumni members may additionally access the Licensed Material remotely from other than the premises of the Licensee. Where additional access has been subscribed to for Alumni, Alumni may copy parts of both hardcopy and electronic documentation for personal use only and may not distribute it without requesting permission through either Rightslink or emailing permissions@emeraldinsight.com.

Products and Pricing

Currency: All prices are in GBP and exclude VAT

Agreement year: 1 January to 31 December

Licence extensions: Licence options to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses are based on the FTE numbers of students.

Payment terms are shown on the Terms and Conditions tab.

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